Heparin is available in the concentration of 25000 units/250ml d5w.

    October 7, 2022

1. Vancomycin 150 mg is ordered for a child and the reconstituted volume is 500 mg/10mL. How many mL’s would you administer?
2. Phenobarbital is being given for status epilepticus using 5 mg/kg/dose. What is the dose for a 34 kg child?
3. Ceftazidime dose for children is 100-200 mg/kg/day q 6-8 hours. What is the maximum daily amount in mg’s of Ceftazidime for a 44 kg child?
4. Heparin is available in the concentration of 25000 units/250mL D5W. The physician’s order is for 3,750 units. How many mL’s do you give?
5. A 2 year-old child who weighs 16 kg is to receive 64 mcg of Digoxin PO BID. The Digoxin Elixir is available in a liquid concentration of 0.05 mg/mL. How many mL’s should the nurse give with each dosage?
6. During a code, the doctor orders you to give Epinephrine (1:1000) 0.01 mL/kg stat. The child weighs 15 kg. How much Epinephrine will you give?
7. Tobramycin 30 mg is ordered for a child in an outpatient clinic. The vial is 40 mg/mL. How many mL’s would you administer?
8. Solu-Medrol 24 mg is being given. The vial is 40 mg/mL. How many mL’s would you administer?
9. Demerol 15 mg is being given as a one-time pre-procedural drug and the vial is 25 mg/0.5mL. How many mL’s would you administer?
10. A neonate weighing 2800 g is to receive 0.1 mg/kg/dose of Narcan. The medication is available in 0.4 mg/mL ampules. How many mL’s should the neonate receive?
11. Erythromycin is available at 200 mg/5mL. A 6 year-old patient weights 25 kg. He is to receive 50 mg/kg/day in divided doses every 6 hours. What is the amount in mL’s of Erythromycin that this patient should receive with each dose? (round to tenths place).
12. A 5 year-old child weighing 23 kg is to receive an IV Morphine drip at 0.04 mg/kg/hr for post-op pain. If the solution contains 2 mg of Morphine per 1 mL, how many mL’s per hour should the infusion pump be set at to deliver the desired dose?
13. You have a doctor’s order for Flagyl 82 mg q 6 hours IV. The concentration you receive from pharmacy is 5 mg/mL. How many mL’s will you give?
14. You are giving Versed for sedation 1 hour prior to surgery for a 25 kg child. The correct dosage is 0.035 mg/kg/dose IV. How many mg’s should this patient receive? (round to hundredths place).
15. Ceftriaxone Sodium (Rocephin) comes in a 1 g/vial. the insert suggests reconstituting to a final concentration of 250 mg/mL. How may mL’s would the correct dose be for a 14 kg infant who is to receive Rocephin 50 mg/kg?
16. Gentamicin sulfate is an antibiotic that comes in a concentration of 40 mg/mL. A neonate weighing 3200 g is to receive Gentamicin 8mg IV q 12 hours. How many mL’s should be administered for each dose?
17. A 9 year-old child who weighs 32 kg is brought into the ER with seizures. The child is to receive a 15 mg/kg loading dose of Phenobarbital. Phenobarbital is available in a 65 mg/mL vial. How many mg’s are required?
18. In the question above, how many mL’s of Phenobarbital would you give? (round to tenths place).
19. Your infant patient has an order for Tylenol 60 mg PO for fevers. The infant drops concentration is 80 mg/0.8mL. How many mL’s would you administer?
20. The order states Metoclopramide (Reglan) 1 mg per G-tube. The Metoclopramide comes in a syrup of 5 mg/5mL. How many mL’s will you give?

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